Amorpha canescens
leadplant leadplant n. A shrub ({Amorpha canescens}) of sandy woodlands and streambanks of the Western U. S. having hoary pinnate flowers and dull-colored racemose flowers; it is thought to indicate the presence of lead ore.

Syn: lead plant, {Amorpha canescens}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Amorpha canescens — leadplant leadplant n. A shrub ({Amorpha canescens}) of sandy woodlands and streambanks of the Western U. S. having hoary pinnate flowers and dull colored racemose flowers; it is thought to indicate the presence of lead ore. Syn: lead plant,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Amorpha canescens — Lead Lead (l[e^]d), n. [OE. led, leed, lead, AS. le[ a]d; akin to D. lood, MHG. l[=o]t, G. loth plummet, sounding lead, small weight, Sw. & Dan. lod. [root]123.] 1. (Chem.) One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amorpha canescens — ID 3395 Symbol Key AMCA6 Common Name leadplant Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, SD, TX, WI, WY Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Amorpha canescens — noun shrub of sandy woodlands and stream banks of western United States having hoary pinnate flowers and dull colored racemose flowers; thought to indicate the presence of lead ore • Syn: ↑leadplant, ↑lead plant • Hypernyms: ↑amorpha …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amorpha canescens Pursh — Symbol AMCA6 Common Name leadplant Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

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